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A lifelong advocate for refugees

Wendy Williams, Friday, 17th June 2022 -  As director of advocacy and campaigns at the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, Jana Favero is determined to keep advocating until people seeking asylum are treated fairly in Australia.

Fundraising’s best and brightest share their journeys

Danielle Kutchel, Tuesday, 14th June 2022 -  “If an opportunity presents itself and the time is right for you, go for it” A packed crowd filled the room at FIA Conference 2022 to hear from three of the country’s best young fundraisers

Seeking asylum: ‘I don’t believe you can lock up someone’s brain’

Contributor, Tuesday, 30th November 2021 -  A new book from Black Inc. in partnership with the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, Seeking Asylum: Our Stories, captures the stories of those who have lived experience of seeking asylum.

Medevac Bill Victory a ‘Tipping Point’ For Refugee Policy in Australia

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 13th February 2019 -  Refugee advocates believe the success of the medical evacuation bill will be a tipping point for asylum seeker policy in Australia, after the opposition and crossbenchers handed

Community Groups Slam Government’s Medical Review Panel Proposal

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 6th February 2019 -  Refugee advocates have slammed a government proposal for an independent medical review panel to oversee transfers of asylum seekers, concerned it would still give bureaucrats

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A Practical Impact, Period.

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 7th November 2018 -  Tampons and pads make getting your period a whole lot easier. But a lot of them aren’t that great for the environment, or accessible to everyone. Rozalyn Campbell, founder of Tsuno,

Outcry Over Planned Booting of MSF on Nauru

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 9th October 2018 -  Refugee advocacy groups fear the health conditions of refugees and asylum seekers will deteriorate following revelations a vital health organisation is being ordered off Nauru.  

‘Potatoes For Dutton’ Campaign Aims to Raise $5,000 for Refugees

Maggie Coggan, Friday, 24th August 2018 -  A group encouraging Australians to buy a potato to send to Liberal MP Peter Dutton’s office says they will soon “wrap up the campaign”, while aiming to raise $5,000 for refugees on Nauru.

Alarm as Government Begins Cuts to Asylum Seeker Support Services

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 27th June 2018 -  Refugee organisations are urging the prime minister to put an immediate end to what they are calling a “cruel, inhuman and illogical policy”, as the government begins rolling out

Sector Rallies Over Asylum Seeker Welfare Crackdown

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 29th August 2017 -  The social sector has rallied behind refugees and asylum seekers in the wake of the Australian government’s decision to strip up to 400 Australian-based asylum seekers of welfare…

The Path to Australia

Wendy Williams, Monday, 26th June 2017 -  Omar Al Kassab is a Syrian refugee who escaped with his family to Australia, where he has returned to his studies, become a Scout leader and  an inspirational TED speaker. He is this

NFP Calls for Asylum Seeker Safety as Manus Set to Close

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 16th May 2017 -  Asylum seekers on Manus Island must be brought to safety, according to not for profits speaking in the wake of reports that the more than 800 men have been told they must leave the Australian-funded
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